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Alerts

Colleges Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2017

Colleges Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2017

on May 30, 2017 in Alerts

Many colleges around the country are still accepting both transfer and freshman applications for Fall 2017. You can explore the many options assembled by the National Association of College Admissions Counseling here.

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Standardized Tests

SAT Adds New August 2017 Test Date

SAT Adds New August 2017 Test Date

on February 26, 2017 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines

The College Board has added an August 2017 SAT test administration date to their 2017 calendar, while eliminating the January 2018 test date. This article from the Atlantic provides an in depth look into this change.

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Events

Practice SAT and ACT Tests at Applerouth

Practice SAT and ACT Tests at Applerouth

Students can sign up for a full-length proctored, practice SAT and ACT tests during Applerouth’s National Practice Test Weekend, April 22nd and 23rd. 

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Applications

Common Application Essay Prompts 2017-2018

Common Application Essay Prompts 2017-2018

on February 16, 2017 in Application Process

The Common Application announced a new set of prompts for the upcoming application season. For the first time, there will be seven choices. You can read more about these choices here.   1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. […]

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Heading to college

Free Online Course Helps Students and Parents Prepare for College

Free Online Course Helps Students and Parents Prepare for College

on November 30, 2015 in Heading to College

Created by a University of Washington professor, and offered free online through Coursera, this short course helps students and parents prepare successfully for the transition to college. Included are strategies for success and things to think about early in your college career. You can read more here.

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Paying for college

Washington Student Scholarships

Washington Student Scholarships

on February 16, 2017 in Paying for College

Check out theWashBoard.org for lots of scholarship opportunities for Washington students. Add your profile and get updates when scholarships come up that might be a good fit!

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Admissions

New UW (Seattle campus) Application Deadline for Autumn 2018 Applicants

New UW (Seattle campus) Application Deadline for Autumn 2018 Applicants

on February 26, 2017 in Admissions Process

Note this change from the University of Washington Office of Admissions: Beginning with autumn 2018 applicants, the University of Washington (Seattle) admission application deadline will move to November 15. The decision to move to an earlier deadline was made with fervent discussion and consideration of how it may affect applicants and you, our colleagues who advise […]

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Career Tips

New WayUp App Helps Students Find Jobs and Internships

New WayUp App Helps Students Find Jobs and Internships

on April 29, 2016 in Career Advice, Internships & Activities

I am very excited about this terrific new app, WayUp, a great way for students to connect with jobs and internships!

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